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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-Piedmont NC 543 90 18.8 13.7-25.3 32 4.6 3.0- 7.1 20 2.7 1.4- 5.3 401 73.9 67.4-79.4
GENDER
Male 141 26 18.5 11.4-28.5 6 2.5 0.9- 6.6 4 1.5 0.4- 5.0 105 77.5 67.3-85.2
Female 402 64 18.9 12.5-27.7 26 5.7 3.5- 9.2 16 3.4 1.6- 7.1 296 72.0 63.7-79.1
RACE
White 438 64 12.9 9.3-17.6 26 4.9 3.0- 8.1 15 2.7 1.2- 6.1 333 79.4 73.9-84.0
African American 77 18 25.6 14.1-42.0 4 4.1 1.3-12.2 5 4.6 1.6-12.8 50 65.7 49.3-79.0
Other Minorities 27 8 45.9 20.9-73.3 2 3.3 0.6-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 17 50.7 25.0-76.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 3 27.7 8.3-61.9 1 7.0 1.0-37.3 1 6.2 0.8-34.3 11 59.0 29.2-83.4
Non-Hispanic 526 87 18.4 13.2-25.1 31 4.5 2.9- 7.1 19 2.6 1.3- 5.2 389 74.5 67.9-80.2
AGE
18-24 15 2 21.5 4.7-60.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 78.5 39.9-95.3
25-34 51 9 24.1 12.0-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 42 75.9 57.4-88.0
35-44 89 25 27.2 17.3-39.9 8 6.4 2.9-13.5 2 2.4 0.5-11.2 54 64.0 51.3-75.0
45-54 113 20 13.3 7.8-21.8 7 7.3 2.9-17.2 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 83 77.9 67.4-85.7
55-64 124 20 15.8 9.0-26.4 10 8.3 3.9-16.6 8 9.4 3.5-22.9 86 66.5 54.0-77.2
65-74 91 11 14.0 7.0-25.9 5 6.1 1.7-19.8 5 3.9 1.4-10.0 70 76.0 62.9-85.5
75+ 59 3 4.3 1.0-17.3 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0 2 2.0 0.4- 9.0 52 91.6 80.3-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 101 10 15.9 7.4-30.8 5 3.4 1.2- 8.9 7 8.1 2.5-23.5 79 72.7 57.2-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 153 22 18.9 8.8-36.0 12 5.7 2.5-12.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 115 74.3 58.7-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 151 34 22.8 14.6-33.9 9 5.4 2.4-11.6 6 3.3 1.1- 9.1 102 68.5 57.5-77.8
College Graduate 138 24 16.1 9.3-26.5 6 3.3 1.3- 7.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 105 79.5 69.2-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 11 27.0 9.8-56.0 10 9.4 4.4-19.0 7 3.2 1.3- 7.9 68 60.4 38.3-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 113 24 28.3 17.9-41.8 8 2.8 1.3- 6.0 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 76 66.7 53.5-77.6
$25,000- 34,999 51 9 13.3 6.1-26.6 3 3.1 0.8-11.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 38 82.2 68.3-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 66 13 20.7 10.3-37.1 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 51 78.5 62.2-89.0
$50,000-74,999 64 13 13.4 6.9-24.3 3 7.6 2.4-21.8 3 5.9 1.6-19.3 45 73.1 58.3-84.1
$75,000+ 90 15 20.8 11.0-35.9 3 2.6 0.8- 8.5 2 1.8 0.4- 7.6 70 74.8 59.9-85.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 53 20.2 12.7-30.7 31 8.6 5.5-13.3 19 5.1 2.6- 9.8 219 66.1 56.7-74.3
No 216 36 17.1 11.1-25.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 178 82.3 74.0-88.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 10 17.6 8.4-33.4 5 4.3 1.6-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 34 78.1 62.3-88.4
Non-Veteran 494 80 18.9 13.4-25.9 27 4.6 2.9- 7.4 20 3.0 1.6- 5.8 367 73.4 66.5-79.4

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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